Relish: Zucchini Confetti Relish

posted by Foodie49 08-15-101 8:44 PM

Zucchini Confetti Relish

8 cups finely chopped zucchini
2 cups finely chopped onion
1.2 cup finely chopped green pepper
1 cup finely chopped red pepper
1/4 cup pickling salt
2 1/2 cups white sugar
1 1/2 cup white vinegar
1 1/2 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp celery seeds
1/2 tsp coarse ground pepper
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp water

Combine the first 5 ingredients, stir to distribute sale. Let stand 1 - 2 hours, stirring periodically. Drain. Rinse well with cold running water and drain again. Press out excess moisture.

In large heavy saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, dry mustard, celery seeds and ground pepper and bring to a boil. Add drained vegetables and return to boil, stirring frequently. Simmer relish (uncovered) for 25 minutes until thick and tender.

Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl. Add to relish and cook for about 5 minutes. Ladle into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/8" head space. Seal immediately. You may process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.

Makes 6 cups.

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